5 Ways To Prevent Mosquitoes From Invading Your Fort Myers Home

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5 Ways To Prevent Mosquitoes From Invading Your Fort Myers Home In Fort Myers, the beautiful beaches and warm weather attract us to the outdoors. Unfortunately, there is one catch—mosquitoes. I think we can all agree mosquitoes are an annoyance and we are searching for the best mosquito prevention for our Fort Myers home. They also carry harmful diseases that …

How To Prevent No-see-um Bites At Home

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How To Prevent No-see-um Bites At Home “What is biting me?”  If you’ve ever found yourself frantically scratching your legs and arms, while enjoying a nice chat with your neighbors at dusk, you’ve probably unknowingly experienced the bite of no-see-ums. Before we discuss preventing no-see-um bites at your Fort Myers home, let’s take a closer look at these irritating insects. …

Fun Facts about Lovebugs

FUN FACTS ABOUT LOVEBUGS These pesky little creatures come around in large numbers creating chaos, awkward conversations between parents and small kids, and generally annoying everyone around them. Sounds a little like Spring Breakers, doesn’t it? 😊 Maybe so, but today we are talking about Lovebugs. Let’s take a fun, factful, and light-hearted look at these pests. Oh, and just …

Rodent Infestation Increases with Recent Cold Spells

With the recent cold spells in SW Florida, rodent proofing is more important than ever to prevent rats and mice from invading homes. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), rodents invade approximately 21 million U.S. homes each winter. Brandon Fout, Larue’s Pest Control Supervisor says, “Calls regarding rodent activity in homes have doubled since December and haven’t slowed …

Mosquito Control Systems

Want to be outside with minimal mosquito interference? Here are a few mosquito control methods you can try… This is the final installment of 7 Things YOU Need to Know About Southwest Florida Mosquitoes, a FREE eBook provided by Larue Pest Management, Inc. First of all, we just want to tell you that if you’re truly looking for effective mosquito …

The Best Mosquito Control Checklist for Your Home

Looking for ways to make sure your yard isn’t a breeding ground for mosquitoes? This is the 6th of 7 Things YOU Need to Know About Southwest Florida Mosquitoes, a FREE eBook provided by Larue Pest Management, Inc. Did you know that you have the power to control mosquitoes around your home? While your efforts may not match the effects …

The Top 5 Things You Should Know About Termites in Southwest Florida

  Termite Awareness Week is March 15th – 21st! How much do you know about termites? It’s easy to feel safe from termites, but just because you haven’t seen them, doesn’t mean they aren’t there. That’s why every year the third week of March is dedicated to building awareness about the devastating effects termites can have on your home and …

The 70th Anniversary of the Florida Pest Management Association

As the Florida Pest Management Association embarks on their 70th Anniversary, I’m truly honored to serve this year as the organization’s 68th President. I just want to start by thanking 2014 President Billy Riley for his outstanding leadership and dedication to serving our membership over this past year. The theme for his term… Member Driven. Industry Focused epitomized what the …

Mosquito Control: What You Need to Know in Fort Myers & Naples

Do you live in Fort Myers or Naples? Are you concerned about mosquitoes spreading diseases to your family? Well, you have good reason to be! Viruses like West Nile and Chikungunya are making there way into the US from places like the Bahamas and Caribbean, where outbreaks are spreading quite rapidly. At this point most of the cases are imported …

Landscaping Tip #9 – Enjoy Your Yard More with Fire Ant Control

Feel the BURN! Fire ants are a painful fact of life in Southwest Florida. These stinging pests can leave burning red welts, that turn into blisters and become very itchy. Children are especially susceptible to the stings and can experience major swelling if bitten. Fortunately, you can get fire ant control and stop them from taking over your yard and …